Microsoft and Metallica have more in common than people realise. Don’t believe me? Then here is my CleverWorkarounds "check the facts"(tm) campaign to prove it!
|They were both cool in the 80’s|
|They released some groundbreaking stuff in the 80’s||DOS 3||Ride The Lightning album
Master of Puppets
|In the 90′ they took off big-time and the mainstream really caught on, but they alienated some older fans||Windows 95||The Black Album|
|They released some utter crap trying to please their newfound mainstream fanbase||Windows Me
|They both sued people who were illegally copying their stuff|
|Everybody loves to hate their figurehead||Bill Gates||Lars Urlich|
|They became a dinosaur and admitting you were a fan made you subject to ridicule|
|They tried to improve their image by hanging with cool people||Jerry Seinfeld||The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra|
|Their competitors started attracting their former fans||Apple
|They have both been abused at slashdot|
|Both have anger management issues||Steve Balmer||James Hetfield|
Now here is the all important question. Does the trend continue?? You tell me? 🙂
|Both recently released the best thing they have done in years||Azure?||Death Magnetic|
Well, at least Metallica has released the best album in 20 years. What about Microsoft with Azure?